Franca Mancinelli has published two books of poetry, Mala kruna (Manni, 2007) and Pasta madre (Nino Aragno, 2013). A preview of her second book of poetry has appeared in Nuovi poeti italiani 6, edited by Giovanna Rosadini (Einaudi, 2012). Her works are featured in several anthologies, including Il miele del silenzio. Antologia della giovane poesia italiana, edited by Giancarlo Pontiggia (Interlinea, 2009). She contributes as a critic to «Poesia» and other literary journals and reviews.